They often get a bad reputation as people who spread negative news, said James Angel, professor of finance at Georgetown University. Angel and other market watchers regard Gotham Citys rhetoric on the heroism of short selling as fanciful.
They gather in masses, organized through social media or during large events to shock and stop witnesses in their tracks. But these aren’t satirical flash mobs – they’re planned heists, and they’re gaining momentum in youth circles across the country. Stores in cities from St. Paul, Minn., to Las Vegas and Washington, have been the […]